The Pardon of celestinian forgiveness

In 1294 the city of L'Aquila had the honor to assist in the Basilica di Collemaggio, not yet completed, the elevation to the papal throne of hermit Pietro del Morrone. The new Pope Celestine V, as the first act of his pontificate, wanted to reward the city, by granting a plenary indulgence annual anyone on that day (28 August), After press release, He crossed the Holy door Basilica-. This is the ’-religious historical event that inspired celebrations in the city of Pardon, renew every year between the 28 and the 29 August. Come to assist us at this sacred celebration unique.

1° Day:

Arrival in the afternoon. Accommodation in hotel ***. Dinner and overnight stay.

2° Day:

Breakfast. Sightseeing. The Eagle ’ (m. 721) capital of Abruzzo ’, d ’ art city rich in history, It was founded by Frederick II and his son Conrad in 1254. Among the many monuments include the Basilica of St. Maria di Collemaggio (1287) with the sepulchre of Pope Celestine V, the Basilica of St. Bernardino began in 1454 in honor of the Holy senese died in L Aquila in ’ 1444, the Church of St. Right (1257), the 16th-century Spanish Castle., now home to the National Museum of Abruzzo and ’ ’ Auditorium, the fountain of 99 cannelle (1272). Lunch in a typical restaurant in L'Aquila. Afternoon free to attend Perdonanza initiatives. Dinner and overnight stay.

3° Day:

Breakfast. Excursion to Campotosto (m. 1420) overlooking between the right bank of the Rio Fucino and the northern shore of Lake Campotosto; typical are the streets with arches and subways; to see the Church of S. Maria di Brognalto and s.m. Apparent. Lunch in a historic residence near L'aquila. Afternoon free to attend the Perdonanza initiatives. Dinner and overnight stay.

4° Day:

Breakfast. Excursion to Gran Sasso (d) ’ Italy (Campo Imperatore), visiting Santo Stefano di Sessanio, (m. 1251), ancient feud of doctors in 500, This village preserves the typical medieval houses with the typical alleys and stairways; to see the Church of S. Stefano del 1400 and the doctors with Square Tower and clock. Continuation to Calascio (m. 1210), where to stay the Teofolo painter Patini, to see the Church of S. Maria delle Grazie of the fourteenth century., Palazzo Chiola of the 16th century..

Departure for Castel del Monte (m. 1346), a country that presents suggestive corners like the Church of S. Mark The Evangelist, the Church of S. Rocco, the Church of the Madonna del Suffragio of 700 ’. Typical lunch in a restaurant near Castel del Monte. Afternoon visit to the plateau of Navelli ’ (m. 760). The town immersed in this expanse is dominated by ’ high by ’ old mansion. Interesting village is the chapel of St. Baroque Paschal and S. Sebastiano. Return to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

5° Day:

Breakfast. Departure for places of origin.


The fee includes:

- 4 H/B in hotel 3 stars to L'Aquila

- Accommodation in dbl with bathroom, direct dial telephone and colour TV

- Welcome Drink

- Lunch in a typical restaurant in L'Aquila

- Lunch in the former convent or close to Castel del Monte

- Lunch in a historic residence

- Drinks at meals (wine and .25 .5 x ore pax per meal) for all meals provided in the program

- Guide – Guide throughout the tour

The fee does not include:

- Extras

- Inputs

- Anything not expressly specified in the entry fee includes


- Single room x pax € per night 14,00

Any reductions and gratuity will be tested directly on the spot.

Negotiated rates Live on Italy by Tourism ’&Surroundings srl – 1 free double each 25 paying pax

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